Pinoy Zumba Lovers in Kuwait recently celebrated its first Christmas get together at the Qadsia Club in Hawally. Attended by two hundred participants that consisted of instructors, coordinators and mentors of the group, the event featured workouts by Zin Janice Capili, Zin Blanche Bravo and assisted by fitness instructor Lyle Colina of Flex Health Club. Fitness instructors from and members of Fitpro and Philippine Amateur Body Building Association in Kuwait and Wife of the Philippine Embassy’s Charges D’ Affaires Chelsie Dado graced the occasion.
The morning’s event kicked-off with awarding of certificates of recognition to the coordinators and fitness mentors of the group; Coordinators are Maripol Abdallah, Beverly Tonogbanua, Bill Valenzuela and Editha Hael and mentors Zin Blanche Bravo and Zin Sam Malit. Certificates of Appreciation also were awarded to Fitpro and other sponsors of the group.
Zin Janice Capili had the participants on their feet stomping with great beats of ChaCha music that later sped up to Samba. Zin Blanche Bravo took over the class after half hour and delivered superb Zumba choreographies while Lyle Colina of Flex health Club assisted in the workout. Present in the occasion were Filipino body builders who provided diet and exercise programs to everyone and gave special treat with their world class poses for competitions. Exchange gifts immediately followed and a shared breakfast for everyone.
“On behalf of the Philippine Embassy and POLO/OWWA, I would like to thank everyone for supporting this great cause. I also would like to thank the organizers, instructors and assistant instructor for the effort they give to make this event happen every Friday and with its proceeds can somehow help both shelters of the Philippine Embassy. I encourage everyone to stay healthy and make 2015 a wonderful year for each one of us,” said Chelsie Dado.
Coordinators also extended their gratitude to everyone who regularly attend the class and encourage others to make their Fridays healthy habits. Founder and mentor of PZL in Kuwait Gwen Chavez, wife of the Philippine Labor Attaché thanked everyone for their continuous support to the project.
By Ricky Laxa